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"precondition" in British English

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(Definition of precondition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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preconditionnoun [C]

 us   /ˌpri·kənˈdɪʃ·ən/
something that must ​happen or be ​true before it is ​possible for something ​else to ​happen: Sound ​financialpolicies are a precondition for ​economicgrowth.
(Definition of precondition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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preconditionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌpriːkənˈdɪʃən/
something which must ​happen before something else can ​happen: Innovation is an ​essential precondition for ​growth.a precondition of sth The ​agreement to ​move to new ​premises was made a precondition of the ​merger.
(Definition of precondition from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “precondition”
in Chinese (Simplified) 前提,先决条件…
in Turkish ön koşul, ilk şart, gerekli koşul…
in Russian предварительное условие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 前提,先決條件…
in Polish warunek wstępny…
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